Sugar and Grits

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Barbour Pub., 2007 - Fiction - 347 pages
7 Reviews
Contemporary Romance: Berta Dixon wants to attend a school in Biloxi to fulfill her dream of becoming an opera singer. But God has other plans and romance is on the way. Widow Dottie Jean Weaver is heading toward her fifty-fifth birthday, but love is standing in the background when she encounters an old high school flame. Sassy Hatchet, a widow in her fifties, is known for her peculiar temperament. She thinks she has life all figured out until God does something unexpected in her life. Sue Ellen Caldwell is living out her dream as a hairdresser at the RhondaVous Beauty Shop. She and the town's deputy sheriff have been friends since their school days, but does God have something else in mind for them?

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User Review  - Marilyn Slagel - Goodreads

Four individual stories, but tied together in characters and theme. Clean reading for the midde-aged set. I enjoyed it! Read full review

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User Review  - Kathy Best - Goodreads

It was really cute...just a lite-hearted book that I needed at the moment. Wish there were more "funny" stories out there. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
15
Section 3
25
Copyright

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Award-winning author DiAnn Mills is a fiction writer who combines an adventuresome spirit with unforgettable characters to create action-packed, suspense-filled novels. DiAnnís first book was published in 1998. She currently has more than fifty books published. Her titles have appeared on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists and have won placements through the American Christian Fiction Writerís Carol Awards and Inspirational Readerís Choice awards. DiAnn won the Christy Award in 2010 and 2011. DiAnn is a founding board member for American Christian Fiction Writers and a member of Inspirational Writers Alive, Romance Writers of America, and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. She speaks to various groups and teaches writing workshops around the country. DiAnn is also the Craftsman mentor for the Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writers Guild. She and her husband live in sunny Houston, Texas. Website: www.diannmills.com

Martha's novel Not on the Menu debuted on May 1, 2007, as a part of Sugar and Grits, a novella collection with DiAnn Mills, Janice Thompson, and Kathleen Y'Barbo. Her series Winds Across the Prairie debuted in 2010 with Becoming Lucy, Morning for Dove, Finding Becky, and Caroline's Choice. Her other credits include stories in anthologies with Wayne Holmes, Karen Holmes, and Debra White Smith; several articles in Christian magazines; devotionals in six books of devotions; and eight Bible studies. Martha served as editor of an eight-page monthly newsletter for the writer's organization Inspirational Writers Alive! for six years and is the state president. She is also the director for the annual Texas Christian Writer's Conference and is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, for whom she writes a weekly devotional. Martha and her husband reside in Houston, Texas, where they are active members of First Baptist Church.

Janice Thompson" received her Ph.D. from Arizona State University in exercise science physiology and nutrition. She is currently a research assistant professor at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in the Department of Internal Medicine. "Melinda Manore" earned a doctorate in human nutrition with a minor in exercise physiology at Oregon State University, and a master's degree in health education from the University of Oregon. She is currently a professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences at Oregon State University.

Bestselling author Kathleen YíBarbo is a multiple Carol Award and RITA nominee of forty-five novels with almost two million copies of her books in print in the US and abroad. A tenth-generation Texan and certified family law paralegal, she has been nominated for a Career Achievement Award as well a Readerís Choice Award and several Top Picks by Romantic Times magazine. A member of American Christian Fiction Writers, Romance Writers of America, and a former member of the Texas Bar Association Paralegal Division, she is currently a proud military wife and an expatriate Texan cheering on her beloved Texas Aggies from north of the Red River. To find out more about Kathleen or connect with her through social media, check out her website at www.kathleenybarbo.com .

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